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#1 melissa87

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Posted 10 January 2021 - 07:51 AM

Anyone who has done ivf or a related procedure abroad I am looking for advice.....

 

The short version of my story is that I have a c-section defect with fluid in my uterus. This was discovered when I tried to do a FET last July. I have been on a surgery wait list in Toronto since then. When I first got my period back I noticed some cramping that would impact my sleep about 10 days out of my period, but I managed with tylonal and advil. At first I was told my surgery would be December 2020 or Jan 2021.  I was okay with this...

 

In Oct my name came up on the funded list for Ivf so I did that and froze everything. I wanted to add to my collection of frozen embroyos because I am not getting younger and we want/hope for multiple children. I know there's no gaurentees but still....anyways my pain was getting worse so I called and they told me my surgery would be more like March....

 

This month I was in so much pain I passed out at work.  I want to the hospital and demanded an ultrasound and found out the defect is like 4 times bigger and therefore harder to fix.  I am now on pain killers which greatly affect my life and job.  I called the surgeon and now they are saying July or August 2021. Even though its getting worse and I was in the ER and passed out. 

 

I mean I get it, we are in a pandemic and I am not a priority but I am so so so frusterated.  I called private hospitals in Canada and of course they don't do the surgery.  I looked into costs in the US and they are insane. We all know it sucks to have set backs and to have to wait for the children we deserve to have, but this is bigger then that....

 

I decided to look into going abroad.  Specifically I reached out to Spanish Fertility centers (because of their reputation) and asked what they do for their patients who have this problem. I have gotten some responses that have given me leads to sugeons that work with fertility patients. I have some meetings set up with them....

 

I am super scared to go abroad but I don't know what else to do...if anyone has any suggestions I would appreciate it? 

 

Also if I go abroad is it hard to get Canadian doctors on bored? I know my RE (whose at a Toronto Feritlity Center) would have to do my follow up as all my embroyos are here.  

 

Note: I will repost this in IVF Abroad too.


IVF #1: Oct 2018, 8 embryos all untested

FET #1: Jan 2019, 2 transfered, BFP 

DD Born Oct 2019

 

FET #2.1: July 2020 Cancelled due to fluid

FET#2.2: August 2020 Cancelled due to fluid (surgery to fix c section defect in Jan of 2020)

IVF#2: October 2020 5 embryos all untested

FET #2: March 2021 2 transfered BFN

FET#3: April 2021 1 transfered BFN

FET#4.1: May 2021 cancelled due to polyps (hysterscopy to remove polyps) 

FET #4.2: June 2021 cancelled due to double stripped lining

FET #4.3: July 2021 2 transferred BFP 43 1st beta 169 2nd beta 339 3rd beta 3600 First Ultrasound no heartbeat, second ultrasound no heartbeat MC at 8 weeks. 

 

Now a patient at Hannam Fertility 


#2 JoHealth7788

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Posted 12 January 2021 - 11:10 PM

Don't be, for sure they will be as professional as they come.


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#3 happyfrog

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Posted 18 January 2021 - 12:11 PM

I underwent IVF in Gdansk Poland, but my clinic was so experienced and helpful, and took care about all details of my treatment. Stay positive and ask your clinic to support you when you need.



#4 Jerbitts

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Posted 19 January 2021 - 11:59 AM

Well, if you pick the best one in the area, for sure they will be of great help to you.



#5 Mcbealz

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Posted 07 February 2021 - 10:43 PM

Hello Melissa, I do not know anything about C section defect infact I had to read on it before replying. Just a little bit of my story, I did my second IVF sept 2020 in Turkey. However during my ultrasound my RE recommended I remove all my fibroids to give me a better chance, due to this I did my stims and egg retrieval. Post egg retrieval they removed almost all my fibroids. So I did an open myomectomy in Turkey and it was a success. I had to travel back for my FET although it was a failed cycle. I highly recommend my RE as I was treated well and was way cheaper than the US. Also I did an umbilical hernia repair without mesh with my open myomectomy which was gonna cost a lot in the US. Also they seem very familiar with Canadians as I saw some patients from Canada that came in for IVF. So let me know if you are interested. 



#6 melissa87

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Posted 25 February 2021 - 10:09 AM

Thank you for replying! I was actually able to get the procedure in Canada. However. I dont know if it worked yet but Im going for an ultrasound next week and they are scheduling a transfer if Im fluid free! However I will reach out again if I need another surgery! Thank you for responding!

IVF #1: Oct 2018, 8 embryos all untested

FET #1: Jan 2019, 2 transfered, BFP 

DD Born Oct 2019

 

FET #2.1: July 2020 Cancelled due to fluid

FET#2.2: August 2020 Cancelled due to fluid (surgery to fix c section defect in Jan of 2020)

IVF#2: October 2020 5 embryos all untested

FET #2: March 2021 2 transfered BFN

FET#3: April 2021 1 transfered BFN

FET#4.1: May 2021 cancelled due to polyps (hysterscopy to remove polyps) 

FET #4.2: June 2021 cancelled due to double stripped lining

FET #4.3: July 2021 2 transferred BFP 43 1st beta 169 2nd beta 339 3rd beta 3600 First Ultrasound no heartbeat, second ultrasound no heartbeat MC at 8 weeks. 

 

Now a patient at Hannam Fertility 


#7 melissa87

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Posted 25 February 2021 - 10:27 AM

Thank you for replying! I was actually able to get the procedure in Canada. However. I dont know if it worked yet but Im going for an ultrasound next week and they are scheduling a transfer if Im fluid free! However I will reach out again if I need another surgery! Thank you for responding!

IVF #1: Oct 2018, 8 embryos all untested

FET #1: Jan 2019, 2 transfered, BFP 

DD Born Oct 2019

 

FET #2.1: July 2020 Cancelled due to fluid

FET#2.2: August 2020 Cancelled due to fluid (surgery to fix c section defect in Jan of 2020)

IVF#2: October 2020 5 embryos all untested

FET #2: March 2021 2 transfered BFN

FET#3: April 2021 1 transfered BFN

FET#4.1: May 2021 cancelled due to polyps (hysterscopy to remove polyps) 

FET #4.2: June 2021 cancelled due to double stripped lining

FET #4.3: July 2021 2 transferred BFP 43 1st beta 169 2nd beta 339 3rd beta 3600 First Ultrasound no heartbeat, second ultrasound no heartbeat MC at 8 weeks. 

 

Now a patient at Hannam Fertility 


#8 happyfrog

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Posted 29 May 2021 - 11:42 AM

awesome news, I keep my fingers and toes crossed for a positve result



#9 Progenesis IVF

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Posted 25 November 2021 - 07:46 AM

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